Lemuel Sawyer

Lemuel Sawyer, United States Congressmen and author, was born in 1777 in Camden County, the youngest of Lemuel and Mary Taylor’s nine children.  Born into a well-connected and wealthy family, young Lemuel received an education at Flatbush Academy on Long

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Isaac Gregory

     Isaac Gregory, Revolutionary War militia general, was born in 1737 in Pasquotank County, the son of William and Judith Morgan Gregory.  Little is known of Gregory’s early life; however, he served as a county sheriff in the 1760s and early

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Dempsey Burgess

Marker Text: DEMPSEY BURGESS   Member of provincial congresses, 1775-1776; lieutenant colonel of militia in Revolution; Congressman, 1795-99. Grave is 7 miles S.E.      Dempsey Burgess, Revolutionary War political leader, was born in 1751 in Pasquotank County, the son of John Burgess, a Baptist minister. 

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